Wednesday, July 6, 2022

MMA

BT Sport’s Nick Peet blasts boxing’s fragmented system

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BT Sport’s Nick Peet has ridiculed the current multi-belt, multi-promotional system in boxing. Whereas the UFC was often regarded as the ‘noisy neighbour’ of boxing, the franchise has slowly closed the viewership gap on the ‘the sweet science’.
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Five dream UFC Liverpool fights we’d like to see

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Following the gate-breaking UFC promotion at London’s O2 Arena in March, industry-leading promoter Dana White has confirmed a return to UK shores later this year, with Liverpool favourites to host.
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Grassroots promoter Ray Thompson on Merseyside’s thriving MMA scene

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March’s sell-out UFC London card at The O2 offered a showcase for Liverpool’s fast-growing MMA scene. Scouse fighters Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett and ‘Meatball’ Molly McCann brought down the house and pocketed two $50,000 Performance of the Night Bonuses.
Paddy Pimblett interview (by Declan Carr)

Paddy ‘The Baddy’ and ‘Meatball’ Molly: what’s next for Liverpool’s UFC stars

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Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett and ‘Meatball’ Molly McCann were both victorious on Saturday in a thrilling night of UFC at the 02 Arena. So with both Liverpool fighters winning comfortably and their considerable stock rising, what is next for these stars?
Paddy Pimblett interview (by Declan Carr)

UFC LONDON: “He’s getting finished in the first round”, says Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett

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MerseySportLIVE caught up with Paddy 'The Baddy' Pimblett ahead of his fight at UFC London on Saturday night.
Beau Gavin w/ amateur belt

Liverpool MMA fighter determined to reach world glory

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Beau Gavin returns to action on April 2 after almost three years out of the octagon. The Huyton-born fighter will make his comeback appearance on the Almighty Fighting Championship show in the Liverpool Olympia.
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Wirral fighter Joe Ryan to represent GB at European Muaythai Championships

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Teenager Joe Ryan will represent Great Britain in the youth category of the upcoming IFMA European Muaythai Championships. The competition will begin in Istanbul today (Saturday February 12) and run until February 21.

Paddy Pimblett – Who will be first for Liverpool’s new UFC star?

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Liverpool’s Paddy Pimblett has had three weeks to cement himself as a UFC athlete after he was appointed onto the UFC roster late March in a multi-fight contract. Paddy ‘the baddy’ boasts an impressive 16 wins and only 3 losses on his MMA record as he heads into his first UFC bout this summer.

Darren Till’s top 5 finishes.

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Darren Till has become one of the biggest British names in the UFC since former champion and hall of famer Michael Bisping.
UFC fighter Rob Broughton

Former UFC star Rob Broughton jailed for part in drug empire

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St-Helens born Rob Broughton has been jailed for eight and a half years for his part in a local drug empire, being referred to as 'The Enforcer'. The ex-UFC athlete was involved in a ''criminally sophisticated, highly profitable and well-organised...

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